National Merit Scholarships ($2,000 per year)
National Merit Finalists who have designated Lawrence University as their first choice are eligible for this scholarship. National Merit Finalists who "report a sponsor college [Lawrence is one] as their first choice by May 1st will be included in the first group of students referred to Lawrence for National Merit Scholarship consideration." For more details--and there are quite a few--please visit the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. (This scholarship may be combined with other Lawrence Scholarships.)
National Achievement Scholarships (up to full tuition)
For students who have been recognized by the National Achievement Scholarship program, Lawrence offers partial- to full-tuition scholarships. Be sure to indicate this honor on your application to Lawrence.
National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholarships ($2,000 per year)
If you have been identified by the National Hispanic Recognition Program, be sure to indicate that recognition on your application. This scholarship may be combined with other Lawrence University scholarships.
Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarships ($2,250 per year)
Wisconsin students who are selected to receive the Wisconsin State Excellence Award will receive a state-sponsored scholarship of $1,125 that will be matched by Lawrence. For more information about qualifications, as well as links to Wisconsin state laws and other exciting documents pertaining to this program, visit Wisconsin's Higher Educational Aids Board. This scholarship may be combined with other Lawrence scholarships.
Community Based Organization Scholarships (amounts vary)
Lawrence University is proud to partner with a variety of organizations that focus on college preparation for students from under-represented populations, and we are proud to offer special scholarships to students who work with these CBOs. (We currently have relationships with organizations such as College Possible, College Bound-St. Louis, College Horizons, LINK Unlimited and the Posse Foundation.)
Ted Cloak Century Scholarship (up to $5,000 per year)
The Ted Cloak Century Scholarship recognizes young theatre makers that who will fill the 21st Century with innovative, collaborative, clear, and nuanced productions that warm the hearts and challenge the minds of generations to come. This scholarship, given in anticipation of the 100th Anniversary of our department's founding, honors the legacy of joyful and serious theatre making in a liberal arts environment envisioned by Ted Cloak in 1930. To be considered for a Ted Cloak Century Scholarship, students must audition the senior year of high school, either on campus or submit a self-recording. Audition registration and audition guidelines are located on the theatre website.